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DRAW NoMI: Making Art Together

DRAW NoMI LogoDRAW NoMI is a collaborative arts event focused on bringing people together to make art. Partners include Art Rapids!, Blackbird Arts, Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse CityGreat Lakes Children’s MuseumJordan River Arts CouncilOliver Art Center, SEEDS, and Traverse Area District Library. Join us for events in October and throughout the year! Just look for the logo! DRAW NoMI is supported by the Linda O'Meara Fund for Arts Education.

 

 

 

 

 

 2018 Events

 

DRAW NoMI – Monster Fish Edition

Family-friendly programming with DRAW NoMI is back this summer in conjunction with the exhibition, Monster Fish, through October. These special days feature a variety of activities for children and families, ranging from hands-on art days to in-depth workshops.

 

Sunday, June 24, 2018 – 1-5pm
A Fish Outta Watercolor
General Admission ($10/adult; $5/child, member, or NMC student)

Visit the Dennos Museum Center for a fish-filled afternoon. Visitors can participate in a hands-on art project to take home. Get inspired by National Geographic’s Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants, before you take a deep dive into creating your own colorful fish friend. All materials provided. All ages welcome.

 

Sunday, August 12, 2018 – 1-5pm
What a Catch! Stuffed Fish on a String
General Admission ($10/adult; $5/child, member, or NMC student)

Visit the Dennos Museum Center for a fish-filled afternoon. Visitors can participate in a hands-on art project to take home. Get inspired by National Geographic’s Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants, before you take a deep dive into creating your own colorful fish friend. All materials provided. All ages welcome.

 

Saturday, September 8, 2018 – 10am-1pm
WORKSHOP - Watercolor Exploration: Michigan Trout 
Ages 15+
$25/person; $20/Dennos Member (To register, call 231.995.1055)

Northern Michigan rivers are home to many beautiful fish. Join wildlife artist and writer Dani Knoph for an adventuresome class designed for the young angler and seasoned wildlife enthusiast. Learn the basics of trout anatomy, and get to know key artists of the natural history era. We’ll explore color, pattern, and form as you develop your drawing and painting skills.

Please bring watercolor paint, watercolor brushes, HB pencils, erasers, watercolor paper, and sketch paper. If you need to borrow materials, please call 231.995.1029.